Graduation Requirements (A Minimum of 60 Credits)

This program is structured to provide a knowledge base in languages and literature, the social sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the natural sciences which lay a diversified foundation for students seeking to continue to a bachelor’s degree. The program is also designed to accommodate students who wish to complete their liberal arts education with an Associate degree. FNU awards an Associate of Arts degree upon graduation.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 60 CREDITS)

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (39 CREDITS)

COMMUNICATIONS (9 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • ENC 1101
    English Composition I **
    3
  • ENC 1102
    English Composition II **
    3
  • SPC 1017
    Fundamentals of Oral Communication
    3
HUMANITIES (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
  •  
    3
BEHAVIORAL/SOCIAL SCIENCE (6 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  •  
    3
  •  
    3
NATURAL SCIENCE (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
MATHEMATICS (7 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • MAC 1105
    College Algebra I **
    3
  • STA 2014
    Introduction to Statistics**
    4
COMPUTERS (4 CREDITS)
Credit Hours
  • CGS 1030
    Introduction to Information Technology
    4
  • SLS 1501
    College Study Skills
     

ELECTIVES (21 CREDITS)

NATURAL SCIENCES (Choose from any one of the concentrations below)
Credit Hours
  • BSC 1010
    General Biology I
    3
  • BSC 1010 L
    General Biology Lab
    1
  • BSC 1085C
    Anatomy and Physiology I
    4
  • BSC 1086C
    Anatomy and Physiology II
    4
  • BSC 2011
    General Biology II
    3
  • BSC 2011 L
    General Biology II Lab
    1
  • CHM 1033
    Introduction to Chemistry
    3
  • CHM 1033 L
    Introduction to Chemistry Lab
    1
  • ESC 1000C
    Earth Science
    3
  • GLY 1010C
    Physical Geology
    3
  • HSC 2577
    Principles of Human Nutrition
    3
  • MAC 1107
    College Algebra II
    3
  • MAC 1300
    Calculus I
    3
  • MAC 2233
    Calculus II
    3
  • MCB 2000C
    Microbiology
    3
  • MTG 2204
    Geometry
    3
  • PHY 1100C
    General Physics I
    3
  • PHY 3107
    General Physics II
    3
  • PHY 3107 L
    General Physics II Lab
    1
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Credit Hours
  • AMH 1010
    American History to 1865
    3
  • AMH 1020
    History of the United States from 1865 to Present
    3
  • CJJ 2002
    Juvenile Delinquency I
    3
  • DEP 2004
    Human Growth and Development
    3
  • ECO 2013
    Principles of Macroeconomics
    3
  • POS 2041
    American Government and Politics
    3
  • POS 2112
    State and Local Government
    3
  • PSY 1012
    General Psychology
    3
  • SYG 2000
    Principles of Sociology
    3
  • SYG 2430
    Marriage and the Family
    3
  • SYP 2632
    Sociology through Film
    3
HUMANITIES
Credit Hours
  • AML 1010
    Survey of American Literature
    3
  • AML 1631
    Hispanic American Literature
    3
  • DAN 2120
    History and Philosophy of Dance
    3
  • HUM 1020
    Humanities
    3
  • HUM 1030
    Origins of Western Civilization
    3
  • HUM 1510
    Understanding Art
    3
  • LIT 2330
    Children’s Literature
    3
  • LIT 2460
    Literature through Film
    3
  • MUH 2011
    Music Appreciation
    3
  • PHI 1010
    Introduction to Philosophy
    3
  • PHI 1600
    Ethics
    3

*General Education Component (see page 183)

**This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.

***Mandatory course for entering the core courses

An Associate of Arts (A.A.) program is a two-year course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree.

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